South Africa

The ex-offenders working towards a safer Johannesburg

Ex-prison gang leader Collin Khumalo employs 258 wardens in the South African city, but moral questions abound.

The ex-offenders working towards a safer Johannesburg

Africa

Flash flooding ravages Mozambique and Malawi, over 100 dead

Torrential rains have affected 843,000 people across southeast Africa, officials say, prompting calls for emergency aid.

Africa

S Africa jails white farmers for black teen's murder

Doorewaard and Schutte handed 18 and 23-year sentences for killing 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in 2017.

Africa

South Africa's DA launches its election manifesto

South Africa’s largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, has launched its manifesto ahead of elections due to take place in May.

South Africa

South Africa to deliver budget faced with huge debt and blackouts

Finance minister under pressure to bail out power utility Eskom, set to reveal rescue plan on Wednesday.

South Africa to deliver budget faced with huge debt and blackouts

South Africa

Tiny restaurant with $60 menu crowned best in the world

Wolfgat, which opened last year in an isolated fishing village on South Africa's Western Cape, named best in the world.

Tiny South African beach restaurant crowned best in the world

Africa

South Africans march against 'jobs bloodbath'

Workers march in cities nationwide to demand an end to all job cuts.

Special series

Toxic City: The Cost of Gold Mining in South Africa

Mountains of waste from Johannesburg's omnipresent gold industry may be ruining the health of nearby residents.

Africa

South Africa to hold presidential election on May 8

Decades of old promises made by the government have been derailed by corruption.

Africa

South Africa's opposition EFF rises in polls

Polls show that support for Economic Freedom Fighters has been growing.

Pakistan

Pakistan cricket captain suspended for racist taunt

Sarfraz Ahmed's taunt in Urdu was caught by stump mics but he denied they were aimed at South Africa Andile Phehlukwayo.

Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed suspended for racist taunt

Cricket

Pakistan cricket captain apologises after racist slur

Sarfaraz Ahmed was caught 'sledging' on stump microphone during the second ODI match in South Africa.

Pakistan cricket captain Sarfaraz apologises after racist remark

Pakistan

Pakistani cricketer slammed for 'racist slur' in South Africa

Sarfaraz Ahmed caught 'sledging' a batsman during the second ODI match in Durban, sparking uproar and calls for penalty.

Pakistani cricketer slammed for 'racist slur' in South Africa

Africa

South Africa: Shack-dwellers fear illegal evictions

What rights to South African shack-dwellers have?

Africa

South Africa's ANC launches election manifesto

The manifesto included free university education for students with low-income backgrounds and a more inclusive economy.